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Digital Citizen 2.3

 Digital Citizen has been re-published from Global Voices. Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. This volume takes a look at harsh penalties for critical speech on social media in Mauritania, Tunisia and Bahrain, as well as new research on surveillance from Al Akhbar […]

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Arab Social Media Activists Meet in Amman

Seventeen Arab activists, including myself and Alaa Sayegh representing SMEX, met in the ever-charming city of Amman for a weekend of presentations, conversations, and workshops hosted by 7iber, a Jordanian citizen media collective, and supported by 7amleh, a Palestinian citizen media collective, and the American Friends Service Committee. The conference—tweets were aggregated with the hashtag […]

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Arab Redditors Catalogue Their Dialects

Arab users of the social news website Reddit, known as Redditors, started the “r/Arabs Dialect Project” to “compile and display the variety of Arabic dialects spoken in the Arab World and beyond.” Nine months later, 14 countries have been represented by 32 participants displaying a wide range of dialects. In fact, the dialects were sometimes […]

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Visualizing Palestine Seeks Researcher

From a recent newsletter: Spread the word, Visualizing Palestine is looking for a new researcher to join the team in Beirut. VP’s new researcher will, among other things, carry out exploratory research into topics, including gathering published reports and summarising key information; undertake focused research into specific questions, including data aggregation and analysis; and collate, analyse, plot […]

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